Brymbo, Wrexham

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Brymbo is a village and ecclesiastical parish in the County Borough of Wrexham in Wales. It was part of the historic county of Denbighshire.


"A township in the parish and Union of Wrexham, hundred of Bromfield, county of Denbigh; containing, in 1841, 1217 inhabitants. ..... " [ A Topographical Dictionary of Wales, 1833 & 1849, Samuel Lewis]

The new parish of Brymbo was formed by an Order in Council on 6 December 1844, out of the ancient parish of Wrexham. It contained the township of Brymbo and part of the township of Broughton. On 5 March 1880, the western part of the parish went to the new parish of Bwlchgwyn; on 15 February 1909, part of the township of Broughton went to the new parish of Broughton; and on 7 May 1921, part went to the new parish of Southsea. For more information see Brymbo, Denbighshire at



Years County
pre 1536 Powys Fadog
1536 - 31 March 1974 Denbighshire
1 April 1974 - 31 March 1996 Clwyd
from 1 April 1996, County Borough of Wrexham

Census Records

The parish of Wrexham, and later the parish of Brymbo, formed part of the Wrexham Registrar's District.

Year Parts
1841 missing
1851 HO107/
1861 RG9/
1871 RG10/
1881 RG11/
1891 RG12/

Church Records


Nonconformist Church Records

The following records have been published:

Chapel Source Baptisms
Gyfynus Independent Clwyd FHS Blackwell Index CD 1827-1837
Harwd Calvinistic Methodist Clwyd FHS Blackwell Index CD 1829-1837
Harwd Calvinistic Methodist IGI C101341 1829-1837

Civil Records

Births, marriages and deaths in Brymbo are recorded in the GRO indexes as:

Years Sub-district District Volumes
1 Jul 1837 - 1974 Wrexham Wrexham XXVII (1837-51)
11b (1852-1946)
8A (1946-74)

Poor Law Union

The Wrexham Union was created on 30 March 1837 and the parish of Wrexham, and later the parish of Brymbo, formed part of this. A workhouse was built at Croesnewydd in Wrexham. The records of the Wrexham Union are now held at Denbighshire Record Office in Ruthin.



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